Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> release at the pumps. gas prices dropped 7 cents. san francisco has the highest local price at $3.71 a gallon. oakland $3.59. and in san jose $3.57. stocks ended the day on a upnote. the dow is up 14 to 13,169. the nasdaq is up 8 at 2,986. the s&p is up 0.48 at 1,418. 346 no signs the white house or speaker of the house john boehner are getting closer to reaching a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. john boehner says last week's offer stands and it doesn't include higher tax rates on the wealthy. the white house says there can't be a deal without the increase. >> people are disgusted at the notion of a fiscal cliff took their feelings to the streets today. [ singing ] >> 75 protesters rallied downtown at noon and the raging grannies sang. the demonstration was organized by the american dream counsel and moveon.org. they are asking the public to contact john boehner. >> we are focusing our rally on john boehner and asking him to pay attention to what is good for the country instead of protecting himself. >> the group says they will target any lawmaker who tries to cut a deal over the
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
smith were on hand for the opening. >>> san francisco is coming in as only the second smartest city in north america. there's a report that says san francisco has a thriving entrepreneurial community. but they named boston the top on the list. right behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, david stevenson is following the story we told you about earlier in the newscast. the death of one of the people found bound and gagged sunday in san francisco. and david is expecting new developments this afternoon in this investigation. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time bruise breaks. we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com.
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the man died and tonight ktvu's david stevenson is live where investigators are waiting to talk to the woman
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
cases are investigated despite heavy workloads. >>> the san francisco da's office has subpoenaed the deleted twitter accounts of two suspected rioters. this stems from the columbus day protest on october 6th. the d.a. wants to see two demonstrators' tweets along with photos, mentions and tweets from other users who followed them. twitter has not said if it is willing to hand over that information. >>> 7:05. the city college of san francisco struggles and deals with the financial hole. one of the trustees faces the possibility of losing his seat. chris jacke son was re-elected last month but the san francisco ethics commission said he didn't file campaign disclosure statements which track cell phoneses and expenses -- doctorses and expense -- contributions and expenses. jackson says he hopes to file the reports on friday and plan a payment plan of $11,000 that he racked up in fees for the missing reports. >>> there's still no deal between president obama and house speaker john boehner. that has not stopped democrats and republicans on capitol hill on chiming in on what should and
Dec 11, 2012 4:30am PST
. that traffic between walnut creek and oakland is doing nicely and if you are driving along 101 to san francisco, it is a nice drive. let's go back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news from hayward. right now crews are battling an apartment fire. we have a news crew on the way to the scene and we have an apartment fire in hayward. >>> meanwhile an investigation is on the way into an overnight store. there was another fire at the same location just months ago. allie rasmus has more about what we learned about the latest fire, allie? >> reporter: they responded to this fire and they were very familiar with the building and it was actually the second time they put out the same fire in the same spot in the past four months. the fire that burned used to be an appliance shop and they were called about a structure fire there again. fire engulfed the building and it was just a one-alarm fire and took ten minutes for firefighters to put it out. the cause is still under investigation and according to the battalion chief there are thoughts about how it started. the business had been vacant since au
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> reporter: nicole becker just moved here from san francisco. >> a little small quiet town, the burbs, just something nice, quiet. a little scary knowing something is going on. >> reporter: police say they will be reviewing school security cameras and police also say they might be able to get fingerprints from the device found today which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut cree
Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
the bay bridge and toll plaza and that traffic is moving along nicely on into san francisco with no major problems. we also have a look at 280 and san jose and 101 and 285 are off to a great start and hopefully it will stay this way but as more people get on the road, you know how it goes, we will have some more troubled spots. here is weather, steve? >>> clouds increasing later on and low clouds mainly out to the valley but the coastal fog is also coming back. we will get some clouds and an overnight brief rain. this is a really thin system but it is going to turn much colder. overnight lows will be if i having more rain and cooler weather is definitely in the mix. our system is here and by the time it arrives it will not do much but this is not a rainy pattern and the snow will be more of a powdery type by the time it gets here. 50s for many and 60s with a brief rain and much colder. 36 in napa, 39 in santa rosa and petaluma and santa rosa is reporting fog so be careful. get used to these readings low clouds, fog, chilly lows or cold lows. mid-50s and very low 60s. >> brief morning rain
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
's future if sea levels rise because of global warming. >>> it is 11 minutes after 6:00 and san francisco wants to crack down on certain thefts. the proposal that is being considered today and we will have more on why some people are against it. >>> we have more on the health of american children. >>> why the fallout behind the australian radio station and the prank call has more, stay tuned. before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months.